Toolmaker (Carlow) - Ireland

AKA - Construction and Engineering
Ref: 581 Date Posted: Tuesday 30 Jun 2020
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Aka Recruitment is working with a leading Engineering & Manufacturing Company with a global client base.

Our client is looking for a qualified Toolmaker who is flexible and enthusiastic to complement the existing team and play a key role in supporting the business and helping it grow.

You will be a team player with a strong and flexible work ethic, who consistently works to high standards and has over the years developed considerable skills, experience and knowledge in your field.


  • Manufacture new tooling when required to issued drawings
  • Experience in injection moulding
  • Repair and service of (high speed) multistage progression tools for production
  • Preventative maintenance on tooling, all aspects of machining and bench fitting, i.e. grinding, turning-milling etc
  • The utilisation of precision/optical measuring equipment to maintain tooling to produce parts to drawing tolerance
  • Testing tooling prior to release
  • Attending power press to identify or overcome problem whilst tooling is in a running condition, report to those above to identify problem or requirements for spares /replacements or backup
  • To assess the life of a press tool and to order any new parts or make new parts that need replacing
  • Replace pilots, probe pins, springs, designing and making special fixtures to fit tools
  • Always observe Health and Safety Regulation


A fantastic opportunity to join a world recognised company.